Dr. Thomas R. Cuba.
Where and when I was born is not important. How I occupied my time for the first 50 years of my life is not important. What is important is my four children and my seven (at last count) grandchildren. It is for those, that I have written my poems and stories.
America, as both a nation and a philosophy, is also important. After flirting with public service as a city councilman (1993) and a state representative (2009), I became heavily involved in two things: My personal need to understand the Constitution and the mechanics of how a political party works.
During the education process, I determined that the nation is in danger - but not from the threats identified by the "common wisdom" of pundits, editorial boards, and political science professors. It, our nation, is in danger because ideals have been traded in for victories. Churchill once said that some men leave their ideals for their party and others leave their party for their ideals. He was right. The works presented on this page are about ideals, not parties or politics. The ideals are those forming the philosophy from which the Constitution arose.